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  • The 19th Annual Spring House Tour Benefit is This Sunday!


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  • The 2017 Spring House Tour is right around the corner!

    This year’s Spring House Tour Benefit is right around the corner; on Sunday, May 7th to be exact! This year’s tour features seven incredibly beautiful Village properties including hidden gardens, fabulous art, and the answer to “what’s behind that golden door on Morton Street?”

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  • Historic Homes on the GVSHP House Tour

    This year’s Spring House Tour Benefit is right around the corner (this Sunday, actually), and features seven exquisite Village properties. In keeping with the storied history of the Village, the Spring House Tour has a longstanding tradition of including historic properties. This year is no exception, […]

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  • 43 MacDougal Street: A Happy Ending At Last?

    Five years ago we wrote about the terrible, deteriorating conditions at 43 MacDougal Street, a landmarked, 1846 Greek Revival townhouse at the corner of King Street in the King-Charlton-VanDam Historic District.  The building had been neglected to the point of near-abandonment for over a decade. With […]

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  • Alexander Hamilton and the Village

    The hyped musical “Hamilton” opened on Broadway last weekend to rave reviews. The excitement surrounding the musical and the legacy of Alexander Hamilton, one of the United States’ Founding Fathers, has us reflecting back on Village history and preservation related to the famed New Yorker […]

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  • A Happily Ever After for 43 MacDougal Street?

    Many longtime residents of the Village have wondered about the fate of 43 MacDougal Street, which has sat vacant for decades. Located at the corner of King Street on the eastern edge of the Charlton-King-Vandam Historic District, 43 MacDougal is a Greek Revival style townhouse […]

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  • Throwback Thursday: The Kickoff on King Street

    Welcome to the inaugural post in our Throwback Thursday series where we will share some of our favorite old photos of everyday life in the Village, East Village, and Noho. Do you have a great old photo of you, a friend, or a relative in […]

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  • GVSHP’s Village House Tour Benefit Features Homes within the Charlton-King-Vandam Historic District

    Warm, sunny days in the Village have us here at GVSHP looking forward to our annual house tour, which takes place this Sunday, May 4th. There’s still time to buy tickets! Several of the homes on this year’s tour are located within the Charlton King […]

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  • Village jazz photo collection finds new home

    Village jazz photo collection finds new home

    Last week the New York Times reported that a large collection of jazz photographs, an archive painstakingly assembled over six decades by the record producer and writer Frank Driggs, had been donated to Jazz at Lincoln Center. Mr. Driggs, a resident of Charlton Street in […]

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  • “Simple Gifts” on Copland’s Birthday

    This morning, just before Appalachian Spring played on the radio, I learned that today would have been composer Aaron Copland’s 112th birthday. This struck a particular chord with me as I grew up listening to his music. His pieces always brought to mind images of […]

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